lamivudine-hbv - oral, Epivir HBV

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DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.This drug should not be used with the following medications because a very serious interaction may occur: zalcitabine, current or previous use of other HIV medications (e.g., lamivudine, zidovudine).If you are currently using these medications, or have used them in the past, tell your doctor or pharmacist before starting lamivudine-HBV.Emtricitabine is similar to lamivudine and should not be taken with this medication.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: trimethoprim, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.Lamivudine-HBV can affect the results of certain lab tests (e.g., liver function tests). Make sure laboratory personnel and your doctors know you use this drug.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

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